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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Caney, Kansas

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Caney, Kansas
Creator: Kelley, F.O.
Date: Between 1970 and 1979
This photograph shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot in Caney, Kansas.


First Session of the Kansas Industrial Court

First Session of the Kansas Industrial Court
Creator: Topeka Daily Capital
Date: February 03, 1920
This newspaper clipping, from the Topeka Daily Capital, features Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen and members of the newly established Industrial Court in Topeka, Kansas. The three member board was created by a special session of the legislature in response to the coal miners strike in southeast Kansas. In this court collective bargaining was discussed between management and labor but strikes were prohibited. The members of the court were Clyde M. Reed, Parsons; Senator George H. Wark, Caney; and W. L. Huggins, Emporia.


Fisher's Grocery Store, Caney, Kansas

Fisher's Grocery Store, Caney, Kansas
Date: Between 1880 and 1889
A photograph of the interior of Fisher's Grocery Store, south side of West Fourth Avenue, Caney, Kansas. The two men pictured are unidentified.


George C. Porter, World War I soldier

George C. Porter, World War I soldier
Creator: Porter, George F.
Date: 1918-1919
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on George F. Porter, 314th Sanitary Train, Ambulance Company 353, 89th Division.


Governor's proclamations

Governor's proclamations
Date: 1869-1977
This collection of proclamations issued by Kansas Governors declares first, second or third-class status for Kansas towns and cities. Proclamations are arranged in alphabetical order by town name. Included are descriptions of city limits, plat maps and censuses.


Historical atlas of Montgomery County, Kansas

Historical atlas of Montgomery County, Kansas
Creator: Edwards, John P.
Date: 1881
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has plats of towns as of the year of publication and includes a county history, business references, and a patron list.


Homer Virgil Price, World War I soldier

Homer Virgil Price, World War I soldier
Date: 1918
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Homer Virgil Price, 330th Infantry. While in France, Homer died of pneumonia on December 6, 1918.


Kansas Adjutant General general correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General general correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1869
This is correspondence of the Adjutant General's Office, headed by Josiah B. McAfee. Topics include damage claims, claims for provisions provided to the militia, reports of hostile Indians near Ellsworth, Caney, Hays, and Clyde, and claims of service referred to the Price's Raid Commission. A muster roll lists the members of an independent company of the militia known as the Scandinavian Rangers organized around a Swedish colony in present-day Scandia, Kansas. Some letters have faded considerably and typed transcriptions are included.


Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Caldwell - Everest

Kansas Film Commission site photographs, towns Caldwell - Everest
Creator: Kansas Film Commission
Date: 1980s and 1990s
These are panoramic photographs of Kansas towns beginning with Caldwell and ending with Everest. The Kansas Film Commission created the photos to promote Kansas locations to film companies. Many of the photographs show business districts and buildings. The panoramics were created by taking individual photos and taping them together. Towns and cities included in this part of the collection are: Caldwell, Caney, Carbondale, Cassoday, Cedar Bluffs, Cedar Vale, Centropolis, Chanute, Chase, Chautauqua, Chetopa, Circleville, Clay Center, Clayton, Climax, Clinton, Clyde, Codell, Coffeyville, Colby, Coldwater, Collyer, Colony, Columbus, Concordia, Corona, Courtland, Cuba, Damar, Deering (Dearing), Delavan, Delia, Denison, Denmark, Denton, Derby, De Soto, Dorrance, Dover, Dresden, Dunlap, Durham, Dwight, Easton, Edson, Elk City, Elk Falls, Elkhart, Ellinwood, Ellsworth, Elmdale, Emporia, Ensign, Eudora, and Everest. There are interiors of the Brown Grand Theatre in the Concordia folder. The theatre was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.


Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee

Report of Kansas U.S.O. Committee
Creator: United Service Organization
Date: 1941
This item details the amount of contributions to the United Service Organizations (U.S.O.) from cities and counties in Kansas during 1941. Totaling almost $90,000, the U.S.O. campaign in Kansas was quite successful and helped support a number of services for Americans serving in uniform during World War II. The report lists the contributions by city and the nature of the fund raising. There was a campaign in movie theaters that raised almost $9,000 from 84 cities. The list includes the names of the theaters. Local newspapers, which provided publicity, are often listed as well. The members of the local U.S. O. committees are listed, occasionally.


Santa Fe lime special

Santa Fe lime special
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company
Date: 1928
The Lime Special was operated by the Santa Fe Railway in cooperation with the Kansas State Agricultural College and the Kansas State Board of Agriculture. It was scheduled to operate July 9--17, 1928. Five cars of exhibits were available along with a series of lectures. The quote at the bottom of the poster was "MORE LIME, MORE LEGUMES, MORE CROPS, MORE PROFIT."


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